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Useful Ionic + Capacitor commands

dotmarn profile image Kasim Ridwan ・1 min read
  • Run app with live reload (Android)
ionic cap run android -l --external
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  • Run app with live reload (iOS)
ionic cap run ios -l --external
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  • How to generate a release APK without opening the android studio
ionic capacitor copy android --prod && cd android && ./gradlew assembleRelease && cd ..     
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  • How to generate a debug APK without opening the android studio
ionic capacitor copy android && cd android && ./gradlew assembleDebug && cd ..
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  • How to generate icons & splash screen without specifying platform
cordova-res --skip-config --copy
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  • How to build and run apk directly on the device from CLI
ionic capacitor copy android && cd android && ./gradlew assembleDebug && ./gradlew installDebug && cd ..
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I will be updating this post with more useful commands. Thank you for reading!!!

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